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Turlock mom makes town aromatic

Name of business: Belle's Candles

February 27, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Denham driving bipartisan DACA solution

Congressman Jeff Denham has joined a group of over 50 bipartisan members of U.S. Congress to sponsor a bill that protects DACA recipients from deportation while implementing new border security measures.

February 27, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Government

Grant helps TUSD double mental health services for students

Turlock Unified School District's first-ever mental health practitioners are already making a difference in students' lives this school year, meeting the emotional and psychological needs of the district's school sites.

February 27, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

TID providing plenty of water, despite lack of rain

Despite a winter that's provided disappointing rainfall numbers, Turlock Irrigation District customers are still enjoying the benefits of last year's record-setting rainfall with a 48-inch irrigation cap for the 2018 season set to begin Thursday.

February 27, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

The power of social media

What if I told you that if you want something for free, all you have to do is ask? Well, ask and employ some of your savviest social media tactics, that is.

February 23, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Valley Milk up and running

Commercial operations began this month at Turlock's new, state-of-the-art powdered milk processing plant, Valley Milk, bringing more jobs to the area and contributing to the struggling Central Valley dairy industry.

February 23, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Schools take stand against marijuana

The legalization of recreational marijuana in California has both Turlock Unified School District and the state's education department offering resources aimed at preventing youth from using the substance.

February 23, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

New turf in store for Joe Debely

When Turlock's football teams hit the gridiron this fall, athletes will kickoff on a new turf field at Joe Debely Stadium that this time will keep them safe.

February 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Freezing weather hinders almond pollination

Mid-February is typically a busy time for the honey bees tasked with pollinating the Central Valley's almond orchards, but this week's freezing temperatures have colonies hunkering in their hives as pollination season begins, leaving some farmers concerned.

February 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Dance troupe takes home Tam-Tam’s top prize

It's been just over three weeks since they took the stage, but dance troupe Lost and Found is still reveling in their first-place finish at the Turlock Community Theatre's Tam-Tam Talent Show on Jan. 27.

February 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Turlock musician sets up shop in Hilmar

Name of business: Chris's Music

February 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Dreamers in limbo

As the U.S. Senate turned down plans Thursday night to spare America's 800,000 "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation, the Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project simultaneously hosted a panel discussion at its campus, sharing what's next for undocumented students.

February 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Flora introduces two bills

Assemblyman Heath Flora is already hard at work in 2018, introducing two bills to the California State Legislature in almost as many months – one that seeks to keep previously-convicted criminals from becoming licensed caregivers, and another that could allow concealed weapons on private school campuses.

February 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Government

Turlock school, administrators earn accolades

Turlock Junior High School and several Turlock Unified School District administrators have been recognized as some of the best in the region and in the state, taking home prestigious awards for their commitment to student success.

February 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Renovations have Dale’s Guitar on the move

For over a decade, Dale Falkenberg has provided the sound of music to the community through Dale's Guitar & Music Lessons, but a new vision for the building the store has called home over the years has the music shop making a move.

February 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

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Articles By Author - Angelina Martin

Zumbathon to benefit Salvation Army

The RAIZ Promotora Program at Aspiranet's Turlock Family Resource Center strengthens the well-being of the local Latino community through family-friendly activities – one of which ...

March 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

City continues battle with illegal dispensary

The California Bureau of Cannabis Control is cracking down on unlicensed cannabis operations, and so is the City of Turlock.

March 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Government

TUSD students ‘walkout’ of class to protest gun violence

A month after students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School ran for their lives from the hallways and classrooms where their peers were shot to ...

March 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Turlock students Go Green

Environmental education is important no matter what age you are, but Turlock's youngest residents this week are learning why conservation is key during the ...

March 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Chamber Ag Committee awards $35,000 in scholarships

Hilmar High School senior David Edwards has devoted the past four years to his school's FFA program, showing dairy cattle, competing in dairy products ...

March 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Get head-to-toe style at Glam Boutique

Name of business: Glam Boutique

March 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Ag could see impact of steel, aluminum tariffs

Newly-enacted U.S. tariffs on aluminum and steel imports have several nations warning of an all-out trade war, and locally, the Central Valley's agricultural ...

March 09, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Government

Turlock, Pitman students to participate in nationwide walkouts

Students at Turlock and Pitman high schools will use their voices to promote social change Wednesday morning when they walk out of their classrooms in ...

March 09, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Denair teacher remembered through ‘buddy bench’

Denair Elementary Charter Academy may have lost a beloved teacher over two years ago, but his memory will live on at the campus forever thanks ...

March 09, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Soiseth talks campaign, inclusivity at Stan State

Mayor Gary Soiseth visited Stanislaus State Tuesday evening for a special "One on One with the Mayor," where he shared his campaign priorities and handled ...

March 08, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Government

Community businesses key in schools’ CTE success

High school students in Turlock are getting real world experience while earning class credit thanks to the school district's ever-growing Career Technical Education program ...

March 06, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Hair studio small, but stylish

Name of business: Sculpt Hair Studio

March 06, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Cox moves campaign to 21st District

Democratic Congressional hopeful TJ Cox has had his eyes set on District 10 Republican incumbent Jeff Denham's seat since he announced his candidacy last ...

March 06, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Government


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